No one is alone -Eleventh Hour Volunteers

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Brookdale Hospice

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Brookdale

The Eleventh Hour Volunteers are amazing people who give their time, love and support to a patient that is actively dying. There are many people who have no one and are scared to die alone. The Eleventh Hour Volunteer eases the patients fear and holds a sacred space for transition. This volunteer may be asked to give respite to the family. The family needs to take care of themselves during this difficult time and may not want to leave their loved one. The Eleventh Hour Volunteer gives the family permission to leave, take a nap, eat, cry, shower, etc. If they family choose to stay, the Eleventh Hour Volunteer can encourage the family to tell stories and remember (if appropriate). The Eleventh Hour Volunteer is a support to the family and does his/her best to make sure the family’s needs are met. The Eleventh Hour Volunteer will have close contact and good communication with the hospice team. The Eleventh Hour Volunteer is a special soul who honors life during death. There is additional training for the Eleventh Hour Volunteer.

Must be comfortable around death.

To ensure that all volunteers are equipped for the challenge of working with the dying, we require all volunteers to: Fill out and provide auto insurance Provide current Identification

This opportunity will change your life, be a candle in someone’s dark world.

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About Brookdale Hospice

Location:

140 Heimer RD., San Antonio, TX 78232, US

Mission Statement

Enriching the lives of those we serve with compassion, respect, excellence, and integrity.

Description

Brookdale provides Senior living solutions. Whether a senior is aging in place or at one of our communities, Brookdale provides an array of features and services including Hospice.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Many locations across San AntonioNew BraunsfelsSan Antonio, TX 78240

(29.52698,-98.61057)
 

SKILLS

  • Hospice Care
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 20
  • Orientation or Training
  • One to 3 times a month
  • TB test and bacckground checkand drug screening are required but provided with no cost to you

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